Scholarship Application

After finishing the below application, you need to provide a copy of your transcript and 2 letters of recommendation from USM Faculty who know you fairly well. The recommendation letters should be addressed to the Chid and Family Studies' Scholarship Coordinator. Professors/instructors may seal the letter in an envelope and sign across the flap or they may email the signed recommendation letter on letterhead paper as an attachment directly to

If you will be an entering freshman in the Fall, please provide recommendation letters from 2 high school teachers on school letterhead.

Your letters of recommendation and a copy of your transcript should be paper-clipped together (no staples) and placed unfolded in a large envelope. The packet may be hand delivered to OMH 129 or mailed to the attention of Ruth Brooks, Administrative Assistant, Department of Child and Family Studies; 118 College Dr., #5035; Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001.

DEADLINE: postmarked by March 1 or hand delivered by 5:00 PM March 1. PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU USE ADEQUATE POSTAGE WHEN MAILING